Funko Exclusive Legion of Collectors Superman lapel pin (2017)

Among the goodies found in the Superman Legion of Collectors box in 2017 was this very striking lapel pin. Produced by Funko, this pin features a waist-up image of a Bronze Age Superman with his fists on his hips against an art deco style field.

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PTI Group Superman Figural Plastic Bucket (2017)

Produced exclusively for Wal-Mart for Halloween of 2017 was this Superman Figural Plastic Bucket. It is molded in blue plastic, has a yellow handle, and has a large ’S’ symbol sticker on both sides of the bucket. The bucket was made in China for the PTI Group in O’Fallon, Missouri.

Although this is called a “Figural Bucket”…

Krypton Cookie Dough ice cream container (2018*)

This is a 15-quart (1.41L) container for the Superman ice cream flavor called Krypton Cookie Dough. This “light ice cream” is very sweet and is made of a vanilla based ice cream with red and gold cookie dough pieces and blue sprinkles. The ice cream was produced by Dryer’s but their company’s name is nowhere to be found on the packaging.

This is part of three flavors that were released. the other two are…

New Talent Showcase #1 (2017)

This is the first issue of New Talent Showcase from DC Comics published in 2017. It contains numerous mini stories from a new breed of DC Comics talent. As Showcase Co-Editor and VP of DC Talent Development Bobbie Chase writes in the forward, “This year’s Showcase represents the work of writers from our DC Writers Workshop Pilot Program, a 13-week program held…

Action Comics #987 (2017)

This is a copy of Action Comics #987 published in 2017. In part one of a story called “The Oz Effect”, Superman races to defeat the agents of the villain Mr. Oz and the chaos that has been terrorizing the world. It is in this issue where we learn the secret identity of Mr. Oz which greatly shocks Superman! The issue has a very eye-catching lenticular cover with text that shifts from “HOPE” to “OZ”.

This website is a fun getaway for me, and gives me a great opportunity to showcase my collection. However, at the risk of sounding too preachy, this great comic issue brought about a strange comment from a so-called online “journalist” who picked it apart and blasted what Superman does in a few panels. He expressed his opinion in an online article and it bothered me so much that…

Mattel Justice League Superman Snap & Wear-it Hero Set (2017)

This Superman Snap & Wear-it Hero Set is part of a line of “Action Gear” sets available from Mattel. This set, which is a tie-in with the 2017 motion picture Justice League, contains an ’S’ symbol which can be worn on a T-Shirt by placing a magnetic piece on the back side of the shirt. The symbol is…

Toys “R” Us / Fandango Justice League movie coupon card (2017)

To promote the film Justice League, DC and Warner Bros. collaborated with Toys “R” Us and Fandango create a special offer. With the purchase of DC figures, play sets, and role play merchandise of $25 or more, shoppers were able to receive this special 2.5 inch x 3.5 inch Justice League card. On the back of the card is a code that could be entered at a Fandango related website to activate a…